Author Archives: MsPetersen

About MsPetersen

I am a certified speech language pathologist specializing in school-age communication disorders.

Now accepting new clients

I am currently accepting new clients who who want to work on reducing their accent over the summer. I offer a free consultation to get started! If you are interested in working together to modify your accent, please get in … Continue reading

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Putting your best voice forward

Close your eyes. Now say the words ‘Sue’ and then ‘zoo’ out loud. Do you hear the difference? Do you feel the difference in your mouth? For people who may have trouble hearing or feeling the difference there is help. … Continue reading

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Accent modification therapy over the internet?

A pair of business majors have started the website http://www.weblishpal.com, which connects Chinese learners with English speaking tutors for webcam language lessons. Two MBA grads, Danny Wang and Barbara Tassa, are hoping to revolutionize the way people in China learn … Continue reading

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Accent reduction in York

I found a nice article about accent reduction therapy in the York Regional Municipality, in Ontario Canada. For York Region’s growing and diverse newcomer community, the accent is on quality of life and business success. Literally. With dozens of cultures … Continue reading

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Accent You!

Accent You is the private speech therapy practice of Melissa Petersen, MA, CCC-SLP. Melissa comes to the field of accent modification with a broad background. She earned her Master’s Degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Western Washington University in … Continue reading

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